Cheaha Challenge Annual Cycling Competition


This weekend’s forecast is looking very promising for cyclists planning to participate in the state’s biggest bicycle race. This year’s Cheaha Challenge has already broken its registration record set last year with more than 700 registered cyclist. The Cheaha Challenge is an annual cycling competition that offers several distance options for beginner riders, to experts. Cyclists from all over the world bring their families to experience this competition.

The first ever Cheaha Time Trial is for beginners and will start in Piedmont, go straight down the Ladiga Trail, and end at JSU’s Pete Mathews Coliseum. The competition race for expert cyclist is the 126 mile route called the “Ultra.” Ride Director, Brooke Nelson says this challenge certainly brings a lot of exposure to Calhoun County.

Nelson encourages anyone wishing to watch the cyclist to do so and the start-and-finish line at JSU’s Pete Mathews Coliseum.

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